In what is shaping up to be an international trend, transportation planners in Mumbai, India are considering following London's lead in taxing drivers entering the central city.
"Transport planners and traffic management experts in Mumbai are keenly monitoring developments in London, where city authorities are gearing up to implement a five pound (approx Rs 395) levy on every motorist entering the central area of that city from February 17.... Traffic experts observed that it was time such a plan was implemented in Mumbai too, considering the increasing numbers of private vehicles flooding the commercial business district in south Mumbai."
Thanks to Nandita Godbole
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